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1. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms

  • speck
  • stuff
  • molecule
  • chylomicron
  • grain
  • flyspeck
  • mote
  • grinding
  • material
  • atom
  • identification particle

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Particle Detector

  • transtector
  • reflector
  • protector
  • projector
  • inspector
  • objector
  • injector
  • director
  • defector
  • connector
  • connecter
  • spektr
  • spectre
  • spector
  • specter
  • schlechter
  • prechter
  • erector
  • derecktor
  • collector
  • wechter
  • waechter
  • vector
  • sector
  • schecter
  • schechter
  • rector
  • nectar
  • lector
  • lecter

2. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions.

Synonyms

  • superstring
  • scintilla
  • elementary particle
  • fermion
  • micelle
  • ion
  • magnetic monopole
  • beta particle
  • subatomic particle
  • virion
  • alpha particle
  • thermion
  • boson
  • body
  • prion
  • fundamental particle
  • deuteron

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. detector

noun. ['dɪˈtɛktɝ'] any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner.

Synonyms

  • device
  • photoconductive cell
  • electric eye
  • magic eye
  • mine detector
  • sensing element
  • trace detector
  • photocell
  • photoelectric cell
  • metal detector

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • detect (English)
  • detectus (Latin)

4. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs.

Synonyms

  • closed-class word

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. detector

noun. ['dɪˈtɛktɝ'] rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave.

Synonyms

  • receiving set
  • radio
  • wireless
  • demodulator
  • radio receiver
  • tuner
  • radio set

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • detect (English)
  • detectus (Latin)

6. detector

noun. ['dɪˈtɛktɝ'] electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity.

Synonyms

  • scanner
  • crystal detector
  • electronic scanner
  • receiving set
  • radio
  • wireless
  • radio receiver
  • tuner
  • radio set

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • detect (English)
  • detectus (Latin)
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